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2023 Five Seasons Lights




Sundays - Thursdays*, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.:
  • Light Displays & Music
Thursdays - Food & Beverage Service Open

Fridays, 4:30 - 9:30 p.m.:
  • Light displays
  • Live entertainment
  • Food & Beverages
Saturdays, 4:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Light displays
  • Live entertainment
  • Food & Beverages
  • Visits with Santa - 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 16th
  • Ugly Sweater 5K-ish Fun Walk/Run Sponsored by Nelson Electric - Register here


sponsored by Alliant Energy & Farmers State Bank

A new holiday tradition lights up Cedar Rapids this December!

Stroll through an enchanting wonderland of holiday lights while enjoying local music, making memories and so much more! Don’t miss Cedar Rapids’ holiday glow up on the banks of the Cedar River! Free and open to the public daily throughout the month of December 2023.


  • Alliant Energy - presenting co-sponsor
  • Farmers State Bank - presenting co-sponsor
  • Alliant Energy - Garland Tree Sponsor
  • Big Grove Brewery - Entertainment Stage Sponsor
  • Eells & Tronvold Law Offices - Co-Sponsor for Visits with Santa Claus
  • ImOn Communications - Cocoa Cup Sponsor
  • Jason Smith Concrete Construction - light display
  • Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative - Nutcracker Light Display
  • Nelson Electric - Ugly Sweater 5K
  • Old Hickory Manchester - Santa's Workshop
  • Pepsi - Light display
  • Siebke Hoyt Jewelers - Diamond Ring Light Display
  • Transamerica - Co-Sponsor for Visits with Santa Claus
  • UFG Insurance - Letters to Santa
  • Veridian Credit Union - Candy Cane Lane
  • Vozenilek Racing - In-Kind Sponsor

Media Sponsors:
  • The Gazette
  • KZIA 102.9

Get Involved:
  • Local not-for-profits are invited to participate in the event by providing volunteers and collecting donations appropriate for the charity. Information about the organization and it's mission will be included in event advertising.
  • Local business are invited to create their own DIY light displays and install them at the event with their company name. A small donation to the venue will be required to cover the costs for including the display.
  • Calling all bell-ringers, church choirs, dance troupes and carolers! Local entertainers are very welcome to perform on the main stage during the event.
If you would like to illuminate your business, musical artist or nonprofit organization, email info@creventslive.com for more information.

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